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The OSS/BSS market to grow by $12 billion in next four years

The OSS/BSS market to grow by $12 billion in next four years

Written by on February 7, 2014 in BillingViews, News with 2 Comments

 The BSS market will grow faster than the OSS market between now and 2017. This according to a new market forecast from Informa Telecoms and Media (registration required). By 2017, the BSS market will be worth $42.8 billion (from $30.6 billion in 2013), with OSS at $31.8 billion (from $28.4 billion in 2013). These markets […]

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Realizing the benefits of operator and OTT collaboration

Realizing the benefits of operator and OTT collaboration

Written by on January 24, 2014 in BillingViews, Guest Blog with 0 Comments

In recent years Over the Top players (OTTs) have been seen as a major threat, impacting operators’ core revenue streams. But OTTs present an immense opportunity if operators are able to unlock the value of their assets, effectively and efficiently. Most operators, having realized that the threat of OTTs will not be stopped by blocking […]

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BSS, Turkeys and the Real-Time Magic Wands

BSS, Turkeys and the Real-Time Magic Wands

Written by on December 6, 2013 in BillingViews, Guest Blog with 0 Comments

It’s generally agreed that real-time is good and that operators must evolve toward a real-time BSS framework to continue growing in the current data-centric mobile world. The big question is ‘how to get there’. Well publicised news reports remind us that some ‘big bang’ billing transformation projects don’t always go to plan. In fairness, most […]

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AsiaInfo Linkage wins the heart of Telenor’s business

AsiaInfo Linkage wins the heart of Telenor’s business

Written by on November 19, 2013 in BillingViews, News with 3 Comments

It would be tempting for a few people in Cambridge – the UK one – to be saying “I told you so,” about now. This is, however, unlikely, as the team at AsiaInfo Linkage are grown ups. They are also proven industry veterans and would not have taken on the job of bringing a significant […]

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AsiaInfo Wins First European Mobile Operator Deal

Written by on November 19, 2013 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

AsiaInfo-Linkage, Inc. has announced that it has secured its first major business support system (BSS) contract with a top tier European operator group. The contract is with Telenor ASA (Telenor Group), which has operations in seven European countries. The win represents AsiaInfo’s first project with a top-tier European operator group after the company formally launched […]

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Why BSS is growing even as mobile growth levels out

Why BSS is growing even as mobile growth levels out

Written by on October 17, 2013 in BillingViews, Guest Blog with 0 Comments

In the last couple of days I’ve been reading about an event that will, according to one publication, ‘send shivers down the spine of telecoms executives’ and was reported by CBS Moneywatch with the headline ‘Mobile industry starts turning upside down’. This is not Armageddon or a plague but a recent report from Ovum forecasting […]

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The Cloud is still a private thing!

The Cloud is still a private thing!

Written by on October 11, 2013 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

The telecoms revenue management market will be worth $15 billion by 2017, according to Peter Dykes, OSS/BSS Analyst with Informa. He made this prediction on day two of the Next Generation BSS Summit in London. 40 percent of operators surveyed recently by Informa will use the cloud for billing – and billing from the cloud […]

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OSS/BSS market to reach USD 48.54 bn by 2018 – CIOL

OSS/BSS market to reach USD 48.54 bn by 2018 – CIOL

Written by on September 2, 2013 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

The body of evidence continues to point to growth in the OSS and BSS markets. This report from CIOL in India predicts a market worth almost $50 billion in 2018, with growth running at 16 percent compound. They believe that the top four players will account for 40 percent of this opportunity. The need for […]

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Billing refuses to die – for now!

Billing refuses to die – for now!

Written by on August 28, 2013 in BillingViews, Opinion with 1 Comment

I was fascinated to read in the recent Openet research paper, ‘Charging and Billing for the Digital Economy’ that 87 per cent of operators surveyed believed that billing systems would be replaced by real-time charging systems within the next four years. Those with reasonable memories may remember years ago when I boldly declared that billing […]

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The Extreme Billing Challenge Part 1: Is your Revenue Assurance Process better than Seven Sigma?

The Extreme Billing Challenge Part 1: Is your Revenue Assurance Process better than Seven Sigma?

Written by on July 17, 2013 in BillingViews, Guest Blog with 0 Comments

This is the first in a series of articles where we are looking at “extreme” billing. What, you might ask, is extreme billing?  It is, essentially, a case study where the billing process performs at the extreme end of the capabilities of the people, software and technology who run the billing process. We start with […]

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